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Schools Offering English Programs in Indiana

Approximately 0.7% of graduates in of Indiana receive English degrees every year. That means an estimated 1,239 english professionals graduate from Indiana's 42 English schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Indiana with a English program is Indiana University-Bloomington, which is located in Bloomington. In 2010, it was ranked 18th nationwide. In 2010, 160 students graduated from Indiana University-Bloomington's English program. Tuition at Indiana University-Bloomington was $9,028 per year.

Purdue University-Main Campus, which was ranked 21st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Indiana that has a English program. It is located in West Lafayette. In 2010, 173 students graduated from Purdue University-Main Campus English program. The tuition rate at Purdue University-Main Campus was $9,070 per year.

DePauw University, which is located in Greencastle, is the third-ranked school in Indiana that has a English program. It received a ranking of 27th in the country in 2010. 53 students graduated with degree in English from DePauw University in 2010. DePauw University charged in-state students $34,905 in tuition fees per year.


Tuition at Indiana's English schools ranges from $39,919 per year to $4,588 per year. But, the average tuition is $19,051 per year. In 2010, the following Indiana English schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Notre Dame - located in Notre Dame, students are charged $39,919 per year
  2. Earlham College - located in Richmond, students are charged $36,694 per year
  3. DePauw University - located in Greencastle, students are charged $34,905 per year

The English schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Indiana were:

  1. Vincennes University - located in Vincennes, students are charged $4,588 per year
  2. University of Southern Indiana - located in Evansville, students are charged $5,740 per year
  3. Indiana University-East - located in Richmond, students are charged $6,069 per year

An English degree from an Indiana school... what next?

The largest populations of Indiana english professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Boone County - 910 english professionals
  2. Allen County - 320 english professionals
  3. Jasper County - 180 english professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of english professionals is expected to grow by 15% by 2018. There are projected to be 3,330 english professionals working in Indiana then. Of these 3,330 english professionals, the government predicts that 2,380 will be creative writers, 950 will be technical writers, and an unknown number will be literacy teachers.


english professionals in Indiana make an average of $48,267 per year. But, salaries for english professional can vary. In 2010, english professional made as little as less than $15,670 per year or as much as more than $86,020 per year in Indiana. On average english professional earn the most in the following Indiana counties:

  1. Gibson County - $55,540 per year
  2. Allen County - $53,810 per year
  3. Blackford County - $53,090 per year

The following counties in Indiana have the lowest average salaries for english professional:

  1. St. Joseph County - $37,095 per year
  2. Jasper County - $37,420 per year
  3. Adams County - $41,080 per year

The english professionals with highest average salaries in Indiana were:

  1. Technical Writer - $55,560 per year
  2. Literacy Teacher - $48,680 per year
  3. Creative Writer - $40,560 per year

The english professionals with lowest average salaries in Indiana were:

  1. Literacy Teacher - $48,680 per year
  2. Creative Writer - $40,560 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Indiana statistics regarding a career in English. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as language or creative writing.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in English in Indiana
  • Bachelor's Degree in English in Indiana
  • Master's Degree in English in Indiana
  • Doctoral Degree in English in Indiana

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 1,050 $48,680 1.0%
Writers and Authors 690 $40,560 109.1%
Technical Writers 570 $55,560 -24.0%

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